Thought I would pass this on as its important.
If you live out side USA and purchase an iPAD or other Apple products please read the TERMS AND AGREEMENT on Apple's website. ( See link below) The iPad is covered by a limited international warranty. Its important to register the iPAD when you receive it and keep the receipt in case you require service.
Extended Apple care also can be purchased from USA if so desired. The following information you should find helpful. Please visit the following link for full details.
"If you seek service in a country that is not the country of original purchase, you will comply with all applicable import and export laws and regulations and be responsible for all custom duties, V.A.T. and other associated taxes and charges. Where international service is available, Apple may repair or exchange defective products and parts with comparable products and parts that comply with local standards. In accordance with applicable law, Apple may require that you furnish proof of purchase details and/or comply with registration requirements before receiving warranty service."
Quoted from Apple.com